The mantra of the week in the weight loss world: Healthy fats!
Earlier this week, Dr. Mehmet Oz featured a neurologist on his show to discuss how a high fat, high protein diet can help you lose weight and prevent Alzheimer's: Read all about it by clicking here. We then published information showing that it's not saturated fat that's the enemy: It's carbohydrates - learn more by clicking here. And Dr. Oz also highlighted just which healthy fats that he wants you to eat: Get the dish by clicking here.
So to help you celebrate the joys of healthy fats in your own diet, we're sharing a recipe that Dr. Oz voted as the best on a recent show. It features healthy fats ranging from nuts to coconut butter to avocado. And the verdict in our house: Yum!
Key Lime Pie
- 2 cups mixed nuts
- 1/4 cup coconut butter
- 1/2 cup medjool dates
Pulse in food processor until it looks like sticky granola texture. Press into tartlet molds or pie plate.
- 3 ripe avocados mashed
- Juice of 4 limes
- 2 tbsp lime zest
- 1/2 cup Lacuma powder
- 3/4 cup of raw agave or raw honey
Mix well. Pour and spread to fill the crust. Freeze for at least 1 hour.
Whipped Topping Ingredients (optional)
- 1 cup soaked cashews
- 3 tbsp coconut manna
- 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 tbsp Lacuma powder
- 2 tbsp raw honey
- Pinch sea salt
Whip it up until fluffy. Top pie with the whipped topping and garnish if desired with lime zest.